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to ahead for us. pedestrian lighting is expected to increase in the coming years as more attention is paid to the streetscape. with the treatment by dpw, the definition of streets also bears on responsibility for pedestrians lighting. sometimes pictures help. here is a photo that shows rincon hill area. you can see a street light and to the left, a pedestrian light. this is an example of pedestrian lighting that was installed by the developer for and improve to the area. -- and then prove to the area. this is another light that is pedestrian scale. you can see the top of the light. this is a redevelopment- sponsored project. then we will have the lighting that gives you an example of the pedestrian scale lighting we are talking about. many of these projects are proposed by developers working with the city. the better street plan adoption means that any doctor who will rebuild a block or a number of blocks will be obligated to install pedestrian lighting. once the plan is in place to install it, who reviews the plan. who expects the work after it has installed. under the proposed pedestrian
command will likely look like when the u.s. transitions to what will be essentially a nato, plus arab countries. h isep model used in afghanistan as it's described to me. we understand the u.s. and france have come to a late agree in the the last few hours there is now no discrepancy between what france wants and what the u.s. wants. the president we understand is culting short his visit to latin america. he plans to transition. i'm told we can expect a transition of command by this time next week. the headquarters likely to be at a nato headquarters in naples, italy. the f-15 fighter jet went down at 11:33 monday evening local time according to u.s. marine officials. the two airmen ejected safely after an apparent malfunction of the jet. other pilots in the air at the time say they did not see enemy fire. seven u.s. military aircraft were launched from their bases in the mediterranean to take part in the recovery. two u.s. carrier jets flew cover for the mission and defense officials confirmed dropped two bomb to separate the pilot from suspected enemy approach. the downed pilot was
. it brought us together but it was also an opportunity to share our culture with others, bring more unity among all of our communities. half the lunar new year to everyone and let's unite our communities together. thank you. [applause] >> good evening, my name is carmen chu. i will keep my message brief. i want to wish everyone a happy lunar new year. again, this is a time that is important to many of merit -- asian-american families because of the importance of bringing together family. i think we can all replicate this, the matter what community we live in. so i want to say happy new year. [speaking chinese] [applause] >> good evening. [speaking korean] in the new year, may have much good luck and fortune. new year's was a time for my family to get together and build community but also to reflect on the previous year, what challenges lie ahead of us. today at the board of supervisors, we recognized black history month. for me, that is always a reflection of the work of people that have come before us so that we can be where we are today. as asian americans, we think and appreciate the w
and they would have to come to us and say this is what we want to install. we would then be able to say, no, you're not allowed to install it because it does not meet the efficiency specifications that we have. we would have the authority with this policy adoption that we don't have today. >> to develop and apply the standards. >> so, would you come back to us with a set of standards as the next that after this policy? >> we could. we already have under development and are planning to bring to you the street lights portfolio and will incorporate into the pedestrian lighting. we are planning on having that complete by the end of this year. we presented to you over a year ago and that project has been under way since we have incorporated the pedestrian lighting into it. we would be able to specify the type of polls and fixtures. we have a portfolio so someone could not say, i want to do this one unique-looking poll. we would have those controls in place. we would bring this back to you for consideration. >> i think it makes sense us to go ahead on this. >> in the counter item, you talk about the o
. this is a project where we would be using -- and not hard panel's. the solar generations are bolted to the roofing materials. distillation of that membrane that would adhere to that. we were advised that we would have the roofers prevailing wage. then for the work involved in the lecture will components, it would be the electrician with the prevailing wage. >> if you deem that this is appropriate, i would like to ask the gentlemen from -- to come back up to the front. you have asked that we do what? >> we were talking about the contract that she was speaking to. >> we will move forward with these two locations, whether or not they will voluntarily comply with the ordinance. you are not aware of any discussions taking place? >> as they are being bid, they will be in compliance with the higher ordinance. >> you're talking about the new muni pieces, not those that have been awarded. >> that's correct. >> this is a separate issue. it seems that there has been conversations. you're concerned as around the prevailing wage issue. why why do you want to see these rebid? >> the community folks who have opp
are found in tokyo's water supply, as the u.s. bans the import of some japanese foods. >> right there. right there! >> and too close for comfort. a kayaker in florida meets a >> and too close for comfort. a kayaker in florida meets a monster of the deep. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. we will not surrender. those words, the defiant libyan leader moammar gadhafi, who made his first public appearance in a week. despite the allied-imposed no-fly zone, libyan troops continued their unrelenting attacks against rebel-held cities where conditions are described as desperate. the u.s. military says it is considering all options. explosions were heard in tripoli this morning. and susan mcginnis is in washington with more on this story. good morning, susan. >> hi, good morning, betty. the mission in libya is accomplishing its goal, including grounding gadhafi's air force. but as criticism of the operation grows, along with the cost, the u.s. is looking to hand off control. despite a fourth night of allied air strikes pounding libya, leader
in sanford cisco. we have all gotten into an elevator, the doors have closed, and it has carried us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became represen
manager. she will lead us on a walk through the building as we move along and talk about that as well. this is a fund and a unique place in san francisco, big, open space. a couple of times a week this is filled with a marketplace. >> 100 farmers. they are here on saturday. the farmers market is out front, and also on tuesday's we have about 60 farmers out front. >> and that is on the plaza? >> on saturday it is back here, and on tuesday it is in the front. >> i guess i am interested in what happens. we have a plaza where the ferry boats used to come. what happened? >> the whole backside of the building was originally line for ferryboats. it could handle about 14 boats at one time. the building was built in 1898, and the ferry boats were very popular up until the bay bridge got built in the early 1930's. at that time, the passengers shifted from taking the ferry boats out to going across the bridge and a ferry boat service diminished. >> the cars were a reduction in the use but also led to the development of the freeway in front of the ferry building, which in 1989 was damaged by the
can use it again. they do oil changes and sell it anyway, so now they know when a ticket to a. hal>> to you have something you want to get rid of? >> why throw it away when you can reuse it? >> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> welcome to "culturewire." since december 2005, the museum of the african diaspora, known locally,moad, has presented programs that celebrate and explore the culture, history, and art of people with african descent throughout the and added states and throughout the world. the director of cultural affairs recently met with the museum director. to learn more about the current expedition, textural rhythms, constructing the jazz tradition, contemporary african
for being with us. "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>> president obama has just announced that the four-day air assault in libya will soon achieve its objectives and the u.s. will handoff control of the operation within days. >> what are we attempting to >> what are we attempting to accomplish? >> extend the no-fly zone west towards tripoli. >> what are we attempting to accomplish. >> first comes the war, now the debate. what's the mission in libya? >> you understand there is still not a sufficient no-fly zone. >> the president couldn't say yet. still going to hand it off in days, didn't say who's going to be in charge. >> our jets are taking sides in a civil war. >> we kill his soldiers, we attack his compound, and apparently attempt to kill him. >> the obama administration's reason? pick fne. >> gadhafi needs to go. >> u.s. policy regime check. >> there hasn't been any disagreement that i'm aware of in terms of the mission. >> president obama says that the engagement in libya will be brief. >> one of our biggest concerns is libya descending into chaos and becom
are living through glorious hours. all of the people are with us. i say to you i am not afraid. not afraid of the planes that caused such destruction. i am defiant. my home is here. i am here. i am here. >> even as he was speaking the words, on american tv came the suggestion that perhaps the gadhafi regime is exploring options internationalally. >> i am not aware he personally has reached out but i do know that people allegedly on his behalf have been reaching out. this is a very dynamic situation. >> so far u.s. forces have taken a prominent role in the u.n. authorized operation. barack obama made it clear that soon increasingly fewer american planes will be involved. >> i would expect that over the next several days we will have clarity and a meeting of the minds with all those participating in the process. we are already seeing a significant reduction in the number of u.s. planes involved in operations over libya. >> and this is the result of those operations, a workshop on a military base where an officer told the bbc overnight bombing caused some destruction but nobody died. elsewher
, this park is named after his son, who was tragically taken from us to do to violence. he was a star athlete at balboa high school. he was in the process of being hired by recreation and parks. out of that tragedy, this very setting reminds us that we need to look after each other. i would like to thank supervisor avalos, the author of this legislation, supervisor campos, a strong supporter of this legislation. the director of city build, the many department heads that were impacted by this legislation, the head of sfmta, the head of the human rights commission, the head of the office of labor standards, the head of the recreation department, and more. i would like to thank local 261, josh, vince, pam, and all the city build students who are with us today. mayor lee. mayor lee came into office and reaffirmed his commitment to looking after the great people who live in our city. one of his top priorities is to stimulate the local economy with jobs and he has empowered me with implementing the new local higher policy. i promised that i would not focus on the process, but on a measurable outcom
with the use of pedestrian writing and we can continue this while you think about that. no one else is going to listen to most of these lights. >> the way that i would like to frame the discussion is that there are many things that there is a desire to do. we have a source of funding which is considerable to those kind of issues. this is not an infinite supply. there should be discussions about how this is most important to us. we have a variety of programs. how does this back up compared to those? that is a discussion that we should have. at this time, i don't see how this compares with the programs that we have already committed ourselves for. my recommendation would be that we not act on it at this time. we don't have the resources to do with it. we're willing to get into a discussion about priorities for the use of the resources. >> are there further comments? >> i just think that we have to take into account the historical nature of this district. >> that was one other option, can we take on this piece? i don't think this approach is ideal but there is a problem already. this seems to b
numbers picked out. thanks so much. >> it's five bucks. all right. i'll do it. good luck to all of us. see you tomorrow. it's 9:00 a.m. on the east coast. 6:00 a.m. in the west. i'm carol costello sitting in for kyra phillips. we begin in libya. new day and new sounds of violence in tripoli. explosions and anti-aircraft fire echo across the capital. we'll get the latest from there. >>> witnesses say in government tanks and snipers are in the center of misurata and thofrs a hospitals are overflowing. gadhafi says he will defeat the coalition by any method. and that coalition is growing. this morning we learned that kuwait and jordan joining the list of countries against gadhafi. just minutes ago turkey joined the group. it will provide warships and a submarine to enforce an arms embargo against libya. this military action could be long and drawn out. here's what president obama said about that in an interview with cnn. >> gadhafi may try to hunker down and wait it out even in the face of a no-fly zone even though his forces have been degraded. but keep in mind that we don't just have milita
, the latest, one person dead and dozens injured. the mayor standing by to join us live. new radiation fears in tokyo. stocking up on bottles of water after the japanese government warns that tap water is no longer safe for infants, i'm wolf blitzer, you're in the "situation room." in a span of 24 hours, the u.s. military said the coalition launched more than 50 strikes in the mission to protect libyan civilians. but no indication the battle is being over. just a short while ago the secretary of state warned gadhafi the quickest way to end it is for him to leave.<[kyk: . we2íor certainly encouraged the would make a right decision. not only institute a real co comprehensive cease-fire but withdraw from the cities and military abs and prepare for a transition that does not incl e include. >> there are serious reports of major clashes under way. what do we know about the fighting at this moment. >> you just heard secretary of state hillary clinton encouraging momammar gadhafi bu he's not backing down. a couple of major developments that shows that this conflict is far from over. anded stage i
could have right now. many of us have too much to read and someone said here's a 3 hundred page thing and this is called primer. i actually read it, 65 pages and it has a very detailed cd. what this starts is how many of us can tell us the fundamentals of climate and weather change. most of us, one man? then you don't need to read this. the fundamentals of that we learn listening to the radio or watching the weather man and that's not good enough for us because we have to learn the hand gauge because we don't want to sit around feeling unnerved when someone says sea levels can go 25 feet. that's not where leaders take others. we have to know what's real and in the range of possibility. so this report is the best primer on what is effective climate. secondly, we all here about the poles shrinking in antarctica, based on this you see they play a bigger roll with respect to water and reflection from the sun. there are things you need to know. we don't need fearful people. many of us are managers that make hard decisions in investments we need to be empowered and knowledgeable. this loo
of the people are with us. we will have a revolution against imperialism. i am not afraid of the planes that cause destruction. i am defined. my home is here. i am here, i am here, i am here. >> even as he was speaking these words, on american television came the suggestion that perhaps the regime is trying to explore its options internationally. >> i am not aware that he personally has reached out, but i do know that people allegedly on his behalf have been reaching out. so that is why i say this is a very dynamic situation. >> so far, u.s. forces have taken a prominent role in un authorized operation. after our phone conversation with david cameron and nicolas sarkozy, barack obama made clear that soon increasingly fewer american planes will be involved appeared >> i would expect that over the next several days, we will have clarity and a meeting of the minds of all those participating in the process. we are seeing a significant reduction in the number of u.s. planes involved in operations over libya appeared >> this is the result. a workshop on the military base in tripoli. overnight
he joins us live. >> reporter: we think that scene took place a mile from here in the qadhafi compound. that compound has been a target hit by missiles. despite the fact that pentagon officials say qadhafi himself is not a target. it is an act of defiance from qadhafi. he hasn't been seen in several days. he's been giving recent speeches by telephone. now appearing apparently, before the cameras and a crowd of volunteers, human shields. he's saying he is in this to the end. he's not afraid of european jets or fighters or americans. and they will win this war. in the meantime, there's a real military test coming up in the city of miss -- of misrata, 125 miles away from the capital of tripoli. you have 500,000 civilians inside that city, and now according to the american admiral in charge of this operation, he is saying that qadhafi's government forces are attacking civilians. this is a direct violation of the u.n. security council ruling. the admiral says all options are on the table. it is a very difficult situation for those inside. they've had electricity and phone service c
the middle east. revolution spreads and continues to spread through the middle east. that's all for us tonight. >>> a very warm welcome to "world business today." i'm pauline chiou at cnn hong kong. >> the top stories on this wednesday, march 23rd. >> the libyans will defeat them. >> gadhafi stands firm. >> there's more belt tightening in britain today to try to plug a gaping hole in the country's public finances. >>> and it was once the engine of america. we bring you the startling new figures on detroit's mass population exodus. before all of that, we want to update you on the situation now in japan. black smoke has been seen rising out of the fukushima daichi plant number three reactor building. this is the reactor that has been giving crew there's some trouble the past couple of days. tokyo electric power company says some workers have been evacuated from the plant. we will have more on that from tokyo a bit later on in the show. nina? >> pauline, let's turn our attention towards libya, where coalition bombs and missiles continue to rain down. aircraft like this u.s. marine corps h
than a non abused boy. drug use is 12-40 times greater. many experts believe that many boys are sexually abused. after a came out on the other side of my abuse, had to dedicate my work. i completed a short film called flashcards, loosely based on my childhood. it won a international awards, it aired on international public television. the canadian mounties approached before the movie was even done and used it to train their officers. the movie is also in many parts of africa now used as a training tool. despite lengthy efforts with state senators, but has never been used as an educational tool in the united states. in august of 2007, i went to zimbabwe. it continues to be in the midst of a political crisis. robert mugabe, at one point a freedom fighter, after 30 years in power has become a political dictator. he has written to the elections since the year 2000. zimbabwe, which has one of the highest aids rates in the world, and a large part of that epidemic has to do with the following. at there is a myth perpetuated by the traditional healers that raping a version will cure
in the numbers. supervisor mirkarimi: i think it helps us explain, at least from that number, the other 600 and what it represents. i don't think anyone would know what that 600 is. is it administration or somebody working the property room? we don't really know. >> we will drill down as to active duty, all light duty, medically on leave, with respect to police officers, we will get cheaper enrollment on the drop. as i recall, it is not a large number, to under so as i recall. supervisor mirkarimi: thank you. supervisor wiener: if i could just get clarification on what you said about the drop -- my understanding was sent 25% of the department is eligible to retire, we may have a retention problem. could you clarify what he meant by that? >> it depends on if you think retention is a problem. we have a contract provision that provides an additional -- what is it 6%? for officers to induce them to stay up to age 60. in addition, sadly, many public agencies in the region have cut back on their police force. with the assistance of the civil service commission, we have set up a program to quickly
patrolling off libya's coast, this as the u.s. gets ready to hand over control of the no fly zone to the alliance. whatever that alliance is. we don't know at this time. in the meantime pro car davi forces ratchet up attacks in an eastern city of that country, stopping rebel groups there, but the international air strikes continue and now we have reports that those attacks forced pro qaddafi forces to withdraw tanks from another rebel-held city in the west. a whole lot goes on there today, jon. jon: the libyan leader remains as defiant as ever, appearing from his compound in tripoli and vowing to win the historic battle. now there's word, though, that mommar qaddafi may be planning his exit strategy. secretary of state hillary clinton, weighing in on that on abc's "world news with diane sawyer". >> this is what we hear from so many sources, diane, it is a constanto. >> today? >> today, yesterday, the day before. some of it, i'll be very, you know -- it's my personal opinion -- some of it is theater. a lot of it is just the way he bee haves. it's somewhat unpredictable. but some of
new american security. we will talk with the u.s. import export bank on president obama's trip to latin america and what it means for u.s. trade. after that, we will discuss the implementation of the health care law. ♪ host: as president obama cut his latin america trip short, and returns to washington, the washington post reports that key nato allies have tentatively agreed to take the lead role. but none have officially signed on. other news out of the middle east -- the yemen president pledging to step down when your early has not satisfied opponents. help from saudi arabia is likely to be rejected. we will keep you updated throughout today's "washington journal." the nation's health-care law turned 1 years old today. we have a separate line set aside for health care .ractitioner i the new health care law -- it says, a loose federation of left-leaning groups have gathered to peddle the virtues of health care reform. it is like we have to world. the article says that in other words, the future is very uncertain right now. i would not give more than a 50- 50 chance that all
teachers to remaybe and stay with us. they taught me to put the letters together so i could learn how to read, please don't take them away. thank you. >> my name is kimberly. i want my teachers to stay they help us in everything. they help us with homework. thank you. >> 30 parents will be here. they leave because we have children. we represent them. we have 98% signatures. they keep these teachers in school. we need to sit down and see where the changes have to be. believe me. after the meeting, you are going to see why we are saying this. thank you very much. >> [speaking in spanish] i'm a mother from brian elementary. i'm here today to remember the words ta were beautiful. he said use the tools one of the tools he taught us was don't ask, demand. we are really concerned because the most important thing if our life are our children. here i am to demand. the teachers are the second parents of our children. >> [speaking in spanish] . now we are exercising that right. >> thank you. >> good evening everybody. i'm a concerned parent at brian elementary. >> i was here two weeks ago. my so
their limitations but the way to improve these models and to understand their capabilities is to use them and try to confirm that they work on big events that we actually have observed, and so you know, typically, we look retrospective simulations and try to introduce as much independence in the tests that are used, in order to gain confidence that the models work in future situations. i'm not familiar with the environmental quality act or activity that you mentioned but i think it's worth discussing. >> just time for a few more questions. >> this one is for dan, i want to pick up on some things you mentioned, just reiterate, especially ten years back, we don't know about regional climate scene just through temperatures. my sense is science is improving and you mentioned the business about regional change in precipitation and the tendency to get dryer moving north and the models also showing tendency for wetter winters and dryer summers and whether the model shows heatwaves and that's interesting not just as temperatures being higher but more sustained and more precipitation, and planning knowin
's official told us tonight a hill slide is liable to slide more. and the onsloth of more water makes things worse. >> it's too unstable to start bringing the material off site. we would love to get that material out of here so you guys can have access. just right now we haven't got the green light. >> reporter: emergency officials held a community meeting for homeowners who cannot drive in and out of the homes. they worry about running outover propane. >> that's why we need a temporary road to go through. >> reporter: a footpath around the slide has been widened, it is now easier to navigate. tony roll returned home to see the slide for the first time. >> i didn't want to get through last night. and i was hoping something could have been done by today but it looks like it's going to take longer. >> reporter: up on sky meadow lane we made our way to patty davis' running on generated power. four homes on this street have no electricity. the slide took out their power pole. but davis and most of her neighbors are going to tough it out knowing full well things could get worse. >> surely there's
@captioncolorado.com >> couric: tonight, the u.s. loses a warplane as the allies keep up the assault on libya and qaddafi remains defiant. >> ( translated ): we will win. we will be victorious in this historical battle. we will not surrender. >> couric: i'm katie couric. also tonight, they survived one disaster, now these japanese have been forced to take shelter against another threat: nuclear radiation. america's nuclear problem. where to store permanently more than 145 million pounds of spent fuel rods. and college students struggling to make the grade. what some schools are doing to make sure they graduate. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's four days into a u.s.-led assault on his military, and libya's moammar qaddafi has lost radar installations, tanks, and naval facilities but not his defiance. he appeared in public tonight in tripoli vowing to fight on and telling supporters he will win and will not surrender. qaddafi's forces kept up their attacks on civilians today in a numbe
. a public work's official told us tonight a hill slide is liable to slide more. and the onsloth of more water makes things worse. >> it's too unstable to start bringing the material off site. we would love to get that material out of here so you guys can have access. just right now we haven't got the green light. >> reporter: emergency officials held a community meeting for homeowners who cannot drive in and out of the homes. they worry about running outover propane. >> that's why we need a temporary road to go through. >> reporter: a footpath around the slide has been widened, it is now easier to navigate. tony roll returned home to see the slide for the first time. >> i didn't want to get through last night. and i was hoping something could have been done by today but it looks like it's going to take longer. >> reporter: up on sky meadow lane we made our way to patty davis' running on generated power. four homes on this street have no electricity. the slide took out their power pole. but davis and most of her neighbors are going to tough it out knowing full well things could get worse
senators gary hart and norm coleman assess president obama's decision to use u.s. military power in libya. >> ifill: then, we get a report from a japan battered by nuclear disaster and now facing elevated radiation levels in its tap water. >> lehrer: miles o'brien looks at the future for u.s. nuclear power in the wake of the japan crisis. >> ifill: ray suarez reports on how the north african nation of morocco is working to avoid becoming the next target of regional unrest. >> reporter: in washington, morocco's foreign minister gave us an overview of king mohammed's planned reforms for a country facing some of the same discontents as its neighbors. >> you know what i feel like? i feel all the time like a cat on a hot tin roof! >> lehrer: and jeffrey brown remembers legendary film star elizabeth taylor who died today at age 79. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people des
in the crowd with you or sitting up here with us. be on the lookout. i guess i will begin martin. >> i would like to call this meeting to order. may i have a roll call please? >> commissioner zuckerman? commissioner ben-ezra? chair lacroix? we are expecting commissioner liang, plus some of our executive committee. are there any you commissioners i missed? we are expecting at least two more. that concludes the call to order and the roll call. >> before we have commissioner comments, i recommend we call the supervisor of so he can make his comments. you are in no hurry? you want to be last? all right. i will open it up to and the commissioners that would like to make some kind of introductory comments before we start listening to the testimony. commissioner joseph? vice chair joseph: i wanted to say our youth and our young citizens are our future. entertainment, music, and dance gatherings are vital in molding a character come out responsibility, and interpersonal social relationships. paul simon always said every generation throws paper he wrote up the pop charts, and that is true. in world w
, seeing as though it's a different subject, on the other hand, as far as us meeting demands, it is related and is related with in the context of the 2018 discussion. i'm sure we will get into that. also, some eye-popping unit costs that are there. without beating that dead horse, i'm sure we've all had the opportunity to beat that dead horse. it brings to the for the issue that as we try to figure haori are going to meet those supply things, what role unit costs play. it looks as though the time line is coming together. we have the urban environmental plans coming up this spring. we talked about at the retreat having discussions about unit cost and how we think about those. this memo says that by the end of august, we will have another round of presentations or another round of information on this subject. it looks as though in the next six months, we will have a fair amount of discussion in front of us. i had a three specific questions about timing. as far as impact to the water supply, it lists two. one is the interim requirements for alameda creek and secondly for san mateo creek. when
be is to take the money out of the budget for that and use it for something else. we could use of for something to create jobs now because she don't just want it sitting there. there is no specific date of this month or next month that makes a difference. even if we started now, the work on davy's probably would not happen for a year-and-a-half. so there's no harm in making a decision now, but there's also nothing we are waiting for that will make it clearer. president vietor: it's like if there is no objection, we should proceed, but if you could make sure to communicate with us on a regular basis as to any community concerns that arise, particularly as it relates to the labor issues, we would very much appreciate that. >> at a minimum, it will come back to you before we award it. nothing will come back to you until then. commissioner caen: 2 what union do the solar labor folks along? >> and received applications from numerous unions. that particular occupation could be affiliated with electrical, roofing, different crafts. the graduation prospect for those apprentices would be to then mature
a couple of storms ahead of us and more snowpack adding to this. there is lots of snowpack in the sierra that will come into our reservoirs'. in fact, if you saw the reservoir right now, you would see a bathtub ring around it because we spend taking out some much water to account for this note. this past weekend, in moccasin, we had 3.2 inches of rain in moccasin which is the fifth wettest storm on record. there was lots of water right there that we were having to deal with. if you follow the news, yosemite national park is closed in the valley right now because of the storms that occurred over the weekend. there is a lot happening up country and a lot of water that has come through and a lot of snow pack there. the beneficiary for us as we have been able to generate a lot of extra hydropower. additionally, at the local reservoirs, we will be getting a lot of releases from both lower crystal springs and calaveras. they are getting above the levels they should be at for this time of year. we have plenty of water to deal with. as i reminded staff, on july 1st, it starts all over again. hav
is in eight in each of us as humans -- is innate in each of us as humans. continue to work with the dance music community to provide a safe and positive environment as much as possible. with the rave ban, you may or may not see a decrease in the negative aspects that started the ban. you will definitely see a decrease in the positive aspects. this music has changed my life. i am older now. i can only hope to share the joy and love i have experienced to the wonderful music and culture. thank you. commissioner zukerman: i would like to call up joseph, red, travis. >> good evening, commissioners. i would like to take a moment to thank you for calling this -- calling this hearing today. i will draw a parallel to the state upon -- in europe, where it is considered a public health issue rather than a law enforcement issue. we are on the brink of making the decision of making a transition from an enforcement perspective to a public health perspective. my key point tonight really is focusing on the emphasis that we should be creating safe alternatives for the youth to gather rather
was written about in 2006. the program, it says, if i may quote, program using the tax identification numbers instead of social security numbers is similar to the program run by smaller lenders around the country that they distributed millions of dollars to undocumented imgrants over the past few years. let me show you how this all works. we were convinced by george bush and everybody else, the american dream was to have a house. that was the dream. so all the people in apartment buildings could haven't the american dream. some of them because they had bad credit or didn't have jobs to allow them to afford houses. remember how expensive houses used to be? those days aren't coming back so they didn't get a house so they couldn't have part of the american dream because of the big even bank. i have should put horns on the big evil bank. they wouldn't loan these people any money. what happened? the union and acorn, you know, with the baseball bats, along with the permission and blessings of the beautiful, beautiful people in washington. they said yeah, we'll back you up. these banks should give l
. that is what these opportunities have suggested to us. there is always a way out. you do not have to be stopped, and you can get the services here today, but you can also get them every day. a life can be changed. you are part of that great opportunity. you are going to be part of that direct opportunity to talk with someone, to give them resourced, f, hopefully, they will receive that with the amount of care and the amount of compassion that you have. so i want to just say to the bottom of my heart, thank you very much for volunteering to give. thank you for being part of this historic event, and i know that one of these days, our lieutenant governor is going to come back and see us, and he will be very proud of all of you. thank you very much for volunteering today. [applause] >> today, it is really exciting because together, we have created a solution. we are coming together to make one-stop event where people can come together for holistic services, and that is because of your work. again, thank you, and have a wonderful day. [applause] >> very proud of -- 2011 marks the 100th anniversary o
abortion? we want to make sure you didn't use the hs health savings account for that. and if you did, you have to prove to us it is because of rape or incest. do you have a receipt and do you have a police report? that's how crazy this is. >> david, we have to go. david corn of mother jones. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, lawrence. >>> you can have the last word online at our blog. follow my tweets at lawrence. "the rachel maddow show" is up next. good evening, rachel. >>> good evening. thanks to you at home for staying with us for the next hour. happy birthday to the arab ç league. on this day in 1945 at the end of world war ii, the arab league was founded in cairo. today, the arab league is part of a coalition of the not so willing that is participating in a military intervention in the arab state of libya. in modern military interventions and wars, there have been a number of coalitions of the not so willing. in george w. bush's iraq war, we used to call it the coalition of the billing, since that was at a high price to taxpayers. what's difference of the coalition
in the debate that we have today before us are really more focused presentations of what happens in a global city when we have very few jobs available, very few good paying jobs, and where people want to spend a premium on information and not on the bricks and mortar thing that bill they help the economy. in that context, -- we are in an economy that its people's needs for jobs against their need for housing, to be guaranteed against displacement. this is just representative of how hard it is to navigate these things when we have an economy that gives us so few choices. that said, i believe, taking our experience, fighting in the mission, we are aware that companies like twitter come and go. we remember bigstep.com. they took out a lot of nonprofits at 21st and mission. we remember these types of economies are fickle. in order for anything like this to even be considered, we need a comprehensive anti-displacement policy and strategy is based on reducing the amount of just causes for evictions in the areas that are being hyper developed. that can even extend to future developments like cpmc.
is a possibility. there are steps that move us in this direction. >> this is emblematic of the many bureaucracies working on this, but not the centralized or corn added effort and i appreciate the work that these entities are doing. >> this speaks to where we are, commissioner. others have described this as well-intentioned, but we have to mature the institutional capacity, to consolidate this capacity, to create that capacity going forward. the sector work is weaker than in the transportation sector. >> i learned that there was not a recommendation about where this is. >> this came out in the memo of dealing with this, most centrally. this is certainly my personal opinion. i may need to confirm with colleagues. this is where everything belongs. let me turn this over to maria lombardo for a couple of slides. >> i am the chief deputy. i will give you a quick overview of the funding situation, with these issues and recommendations that we have done. this was a quick and wrote effort, by the staff and the other agencies, and the start of a much bigger effort. this is an attachment on page 32. what w
and the crash of a u.s. military jet in the east. and we talk to libya's ambassador to the united states, ali suleiman aujali, who denounced moammar qaddafi last month. >> ifill: then, margaret warner looks at rifts within the nato alliance about the libya mission. >> brown: from japan, we get the latest on the cleanup in the hard-hit city of sendai. >> it might not seem much to you, but believe me it's a huge step that you now can actually drive up at the airport's departure terminal. >> ifill: and judy woodruff interviews japan's ambassador to the u.s., ichiro fujisaki. >> brown: special correspondent steve sapienza reports from bangladesh on the struggle to meet the basic needs of an exploding population. >> dahka is one of the world's fastest growing cities and one of the poorest. with 2,000 newcomers daily the struggle to find clean water in the slums often has life threatening consequences. >> ifill: and ray suarez examines what a merger between at&t and t-mobile would mean for consumers and the wireless industry. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshou
is in the mayor's office and she made things happen for us. thank you. >> and the extraordinary public service award goes to supervisor maxwell. she is a native of san francisco, and she was elected to the board in 2001. she served until 2011. this affected everything from land use, to children and families. including a residential water conservation ordinance. congratulations, supervisor maxwell. >> good afternoon, everybody. this is me. people have been asking me, what are you doing now? i am thinking about things that i want to think about. you take it for granted, but i don't anymore. i want to thank the status of women, and all of you. i want to thank all of the people that are in this room that worked with me. thank you, it is collective leadership. you're certainly a part of my team. thank you all. [applause] >> i asked if i could do this one because it is pretty darn important to me. this is the community leadership award. she was a young woman from hunters point that said, most kids in this community who don't believe they will live to see their twenty fifth birthday. she was gunned d
. joining us now from jerusalem, david horowitz, ed tore of the "washington post." he will be joining us about what's happening on the ground. we're looking at pictures out of jerusalem. you can see the scene there. a lot of questions, chaotic scene as people scramble to safety to figure out what had actually occurred, what took place. this comes amid a great deal of tension in the middle east, and this is just the latest that we have seen this coming out of israel between israelis and the palestinians, a conflict, and as you know, a peace that has not been achieved in that particular area. we are still waiting for more information, but you can tell from the pictures there, folks are on the phone, trying to get information, clearing the streets, the emergency personnel trying to evacuate the scene. we understand that we have a medic who is on the phone now who is joining us. sir, can you give us your name? >> i am with the american services. >> where are you now? >> i'm on the scene. we are nearly two hours after the explosion. it occurred a few minutes after 3:00 our time next to a bus
thank you to the city and to the sf commission for having us here today. my name is roxanna, in the eye and an active member of the dance community nights and weekends and a productive member of the san francisco financial district during the day -- and an avid and active member of the dance community. deejays, singers, artists, graphic designers, even volunteers, and other vital people make up the vital nightlife economy that contributes greatly to the city's bottom-line. the new york times calls it techno tourism. we came here today because we care about our rights. for someone like me, at one of the nation's top three banks, even i cannot get ahead on my career on some things alone. these are helping to dance, promote, plan, regulate, note and repeat, that i have been able to secure additional career networking. without this community, it might not have been activated or advance. i continue to be compressed by the dedication i see with in this particular community. its members and never settle for standards. constantly improving on things for our urban fabric. to these pe
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